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Trio of Butterflies

I was delighted by the comments and votes for the Bramblings and the Pheasant. Thank you so much! They are still around here though not eating quite so much given a couple of lovely, sunny days! A special metion to Tarek for his wonderful Mod. I was greatly impressed. Grin Sorry, there will have to be lots of clicks from me today - recovering after a delightful but exhausting weekend with our Granddaughter!

Keeping to my promise to myself, I am again offering something other than flowers, this time 3 images of butterflies. I failed to get even one image of a butterfly during "summer" 2012, so it was back into the depths of the EHD once more for these. Here's hoping summer 2013 provides at least a few opportunities as I missed seeing these little beauties around.

V1 Small Tortoiseshell
V2 Red Admiral
v3 Peacock

Tags: Butterflies General Close-up and macro Wildlife and nature

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three lovely shots well done. christineGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin

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17 Feb 2013 4:19PM
A very fine trio of butterfly shots, Ann. The detail is lovely in V1, my fave Smile

CarolG 11 199 20 Greece
17 Feb 2013 4:20PM
Three super captures, Ann. I have a resident red admiral who comes to the verandah every afternoon, but he's very tatty and not worthy of a photo, unfortunately Sad Carol
morpheus1955 11 3 2 United Kingdom
17 Feb 2013 4:24PM
Three superb images, fabulous colours and excellent detail

gary_d 10 576 13 Wales
17 Feb 2013 4:35PM
Three great images, roll on when we can get out after them again. - gary
lonely_oryx 10 61 55 England
17 Feb 2013 4:44PM
v2 for me
taggart Plus
13 47 13 United States
17 Feb 2013 4:58PM
Good to see these butterflies, and your wonderful flowers with them--- Let us hope , I did not get many butterfly shots last summer-- am hoping for better this summer!
fentiger Plus
16 918 24 England
17 Feb 2013 5:00PM
A hint of things to come. Three fine captures Ann.

Dinky65 5 1 United States
17 Feb 2013 5:04PM
I like all but v3 is the one I like best.
Herge88 10 40 4 England
17 Feb 2013 5:19PM
A fine set here Ann, love version two.

Best Matt
NDODS 7 5.1k 125 United Kingdom
17 Feb 2013 7:29PM
Super, superb and superb.

Regards Nathan
AnnChown Plus
8 207 1 United Kingdom
17 Feb 2013 7:33PM
An excellent set Ann - all so well taken.
andylea 9 37 1 United Kingdom
17 Feb 2013 7:36PM
a trio of beautys ann nice ones Wink
banehawi Plus
13 1.8k 3851 Canada
17 Feb 2013 7:40PM
A nice set. Looks like V1 may be a crop from a larger image, so is showing a touch of noise, and is a little dark.

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17 Feb 2013 7:54PM
Three wonderful images Ann Smile
17 Feb 2013 9:30PM
Three wonderful captures Ann, V3 my favourite,well done..Lin
17 Feb 2013 9:45PM
Three beautiful images Ann. Each deserving a vote
8 10 10 England
17 Feb 2013 10:58PM
A lovely set Ann with V1 taking the vote all to itself.
17 Feb 2013 11:12PM
Three wonderful images but V1 is a great one
LynneJoyce Plus
9 20 99 United Kingdom
17 Feb 2013 11:42PM
Lovely series, V1 and 3 for me.
18 Feb 2013 9:16AM
V1/3 for me also Ann all fine captures

18 Feb 2013 4:31PM
A beautiful trio of butterfly shots
Lillian Plus
8 22 17 United Kingdom
18 Feb 2013 7:09PM
Clever you Ann, and something so different
really like your version 3
milky 14 Wales
18 Feb 2013 8:45PM
Great set beautiful detail & tones-------MilkyWink
Glostopcat 12 255 2 England
19 Feb 2013 5:49PM
What a fabulous set of these beautiful aristocrat butterflies, the colours are simply glorious
sable 9 9 7 United Kingdom
19 Feb 2013 5:59PM
a beautiful trio of images and I like them all xx
Hop-A-Long 11 52 1 England
19 Feb 2013 7:56PM
Lovely detail, a great set of shots.

Tibetan 5 3 England
20 Feb 2013 5:27PM
Three excellent detailed shots Christine, colours spot on nicely done like all three, regards Leon.GrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin
saeidNL 8 3 Netherlands
20 Feb 2013 10:10PM
Three fantastic and lovely images indeed,like the colours and detail here,V1 is my favorite,
dmhuynh72 10 44 3 United Kingdom
21 Feb 2013 4:05AM
excellent set Ann, and the close up in v1 is amazing
21 Feb 2013 1:26PM
Lovely set Ann, Butterflies, flowers i don't mind....all your photos are a joy to look at Smile
Ayoob 6 Australia
22 Feb 2013 12:35PM
Fabulous images ,Ann Wink excellent macro and detailed -very well done.......GrinGrinGrin
annettep38 Plus
6 218 40 Costa Rica
23 Feb 2013 6:34AM
Roll on summer! V1 for me
23 Feb 2013 1:16PM
Wow stunning image Ann great light and colour and Dof well captured.
23 Feb 2013 1:21PM
superb work
Wonderful trio of buterflies Ann Grin
1881 6 India
23 Feb 2013 5:46PM
superb images.

PaulLiley 8 2 13 United Kingdom
24 Feb 2013 10:42AM
Great set. looking forward to their return this year. paul
brownsilent 11 7 2 United Kingdom
24 Feb 2013 11:48AM
A superb set, with all those lovely details, like the furry back!
I'm in Denholm on 31st March, 1st and 2nd April - is there any chance for us to meet somewhere for a tea or coffee? I'd love to meet you.
LexEquine 11 19 United States
24 Feb 2013 7:00PM
Beautiful Images ~ Peter
superb images ann,love v2,well done.ray
21 Mar 2013 8:42PM
Wow...what a fantastic set Ann, all very sharp with good detail and colour!
Great stuff Smile

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